The First World War in 100 Objects: The Story of the Great War Told Through the Objects that Shaped It by Gary Sheffield ISBN: 9781780973968 on January 2nd 2014 Genres:History, Military, World War I Pages: 256
Len's Summary: Gas masks, tanks, Zeppelins, Churchill’s cigar and other iconic objects of war described in brief paragraphs by one of England’s premier military historians.
The Centennial commemorations are over, but WW1 remains a relevant area of study because of its enormous impact on the 20th and 21st centuries: Many present-day geographic tensions come from the post-war peace and drawing of boundaries. More families than ever are seeking to understand the war’s impact on their ancestors. The war had a profound impact on all facets of society, including post-war re-building. At the time of this writing, the influenza epidemic of 1918-19 is again newsworthy.
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